Query: Patents
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records - Patent Files
Creators:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company
Dates:
1906-1947
Size:
9 Cubic feet (18 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The years before World War I were spent in patent litigation for aviation pioneers Glenn Curtiss and Orville and Wilbur Wright.

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Robert H. Goddard patent collection
Creators:
United States. Patent Office.
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945
Dates:
1914-1956
Size:
2 Volumes ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.G57
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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William E. Woodard Patents
Creators:
Woodard, William E., 1873-1942 (inventor)
Dates:
1909 - 1949
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0125
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of United States, Canadian, Mexican and other foreign patents issued to William E. Woodard from 1909 to 1949. The patents are for Woodard's developments in steam and electric locomotive design.

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Alexander Melville Clark Patent
Creators:
Dodge, W.C.
Clark, Alexander Melville
Dates:
1877
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1017
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A British patent issued to Alexander Melville Clark for an improved process for preventing the accumulation of carbon in retorts used for the distillation of carbureted hydrogen. There is a wax seal attached to the end of the patent.

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Kress Flying Machine Patent and Letter
Creators:
Kress, Wilhelm, 1836-1913
Dates:
1880-1883
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0862
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Wilhelm Kress (1836--1913) was an inventor, writer, and lecturer. This collection contains one of Kress' German patents, patent number 8706, for one of his flying machine models; a letter from 1883, in German, signed by Kress; and a description, in English, of the flying machine written by Arnold Samuelson (who lists his title as "Chief Engineer").

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Madison Cooper Papers
Creators:
Cooper, Madison, 1868-1946
Madison Cooper Company (Watertown, N.Y.)
Dates:
1900-1963
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1054
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Madison Cooper was an inventor and manufacturer of refrigerating systems in the early twentieth century. Cooper received several patents for his refrigeration inventions, including several refrigerating apparatuses, an air-circulating system, a process for preventing the formation of frost on refrigerating surfaces and a refrigeration train car. The collection spans 1900-1963 and includes his United States and foreign patents, his publications related to refrigeration, and a few documents and photographs related to Cooper and the Madison Cooper Company.

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Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Federico Collection
Creators:
Federico, P. J.
Dates:
1789-1841.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0298
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two notebooks: One is marked "Patent Office" and contains materials 1789-1841, relating to the Patent Office's early years and copies of official reports to the Congress. The second notebook is marked "Elliot" and consists mainly of the Elliot controversies.

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Raphael J. Moses collection of United States aeronautical patents
Creators:
Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 (bookplate designer)
Moses, Raphael Jacob, 1844-1909
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.)
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
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Dates:
1897-1906
Size:
1 Volume ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.U572
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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James Lithgow Ewin Patents
Creators:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)
Dates:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0051
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patents
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1850-1936
Size:
4.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 10 boxes, 3 folders, 5 oversize folders, 1 map case folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Patents
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Patents forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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